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29-02-16… Douglas is on BBC Bristol radio discussing Leonardo DiCaprio’s Academy Award success.

27-02-16… Talking up Leonardo DiCaprio’s chances of winning an Oscar on Sky News.

17-11-15… Douglas is confirmed as a speaker at The Bookseller’s Author Day conference for “What Literary Agents and Authors Tell Us” (with Piers Blofeld, Sheila Crowley, Andrew Lownie, Dave Morris & Kate Pullinger) on November 30.

30-10-15… Hot Right Now: The Definitive Biography of Rita Ora reaches number one in the Amazon Kindle chart for “Teen & Young Adult Biographies”.

29-10-15… Hot Right Now: The Definitive Biography of Rita Ora is published today – the first book from 22five Publishing, the imprint founded by Douglas and Jennifer Wiley.

29-10-15… Q&A with Douglas for Whitefox on writing celebrity biographies.

28-10-15… Douglas writes for The Bookseller on self-publishing to the High Street in less than three months.

26-10-15… Day 2 of The Sun’s exclusive serialisation of Hot Right Now.

26-10-15… Coverage of Hot Right Now creates headlines around the world, with the New York Post, Huffington Post, Daily Mail and OK! among those to feature the book.

25-10-15… A two-day serialisation of Hot Right Now: The Definitive Biography of Rita Ora, Douglas’s new book with Jennifer Wiley starts today in The Sun.

22-10-15… Calvin Harris: The $100 Million DJ is published in paperback today.

30-04-15… Calvin Harris: The $100 Million DJ, Douglas’s unauthorised biography and the first on the world’s top DJ is published today.

01-06-14… Unforgivable enters Sunday Times General Bestseller chart at number 10.

30-05-14… Collette Elliott appears on BBC Breakfast News, ITV1’s Good Morning Britain and the Channel 5 news discussing proposals for a new Cinderella Law.

01-04-14… Leonardo DiCaprio: The Biography now available as an audio book. Also translated into French, Polish, Chinese and Russian.

Articles

11-05-15… Calvin Harris: The $100 Million DJ gets a mention on Mail Online.

10-05-15… Emily Lloyd chats to Douglas about her baby joy in the Sunday People.

30-04-15… Douglas writes on Calvin Harris for Dumfries and Galloway, What’s Going On page www.dgwgo.com

26-04-15… Douglas’s Calvin Harris biography is serialised in The Sun.

08-05-14… Collette’s book Unforgivable is featured in the Daily Express.

06-04-14… Collette Elliott is on the front page of the Sunday Times News Review, with an exclusive extract from Unforgivable.

09-03-14… True Lies by Ross Slater with Douglas Wight is featured in the Sunday People.

08-11-13… The Importance of Serial… Douglas on the importance of serial to both publishers and newspapers.


In Development

Books currently in development or on submission with publishers include:

Spy Games: One Man’s Account of What It Takes to be a Double Agent
The escalation of violence involving Russians in the UK and recent efforts to deport suspected spies have prompted questions about how exactly Britain is responding to the increase in Russian activity on these shores. One man has an idea.

Freedom is a Fiat Panda: From Communist Europe to London’s Strip Clubs, One Woman’s Journey to Find Herself
Donna’s dream was a simple one. Travel to England and earn enough in three months to return to her native Bulgaria and buy a Fiat Panda. Within 24 hours she was dancing in a seedy club where women were sold for sex. This is her remarkable story.

Billion Dollar Babies: Trials and Tribulations of a Nanny to the Super-rich
Mums forgetting their babies, trying to feed infants slimming milk, giving them dangerous animals for pets? Welcome to the world of the super rich; people for whom vast sums of wealth doesn’t necessarily equal common sense.

For more information about any of the proposals available please email: dw@douglaswight.com